ESA issues call for new Earth Explorer proposals23 November 2015
ESA issues call for new Earth Explorer proposals23 November 2015 ESA is announcing an opportunity for scientists involved in Earth observation to submit proposals for the next potential Earth Explorer satellite mission.
Sentinel-3A on its way20 November 2015
Sentinel-3A on its way20 November 2015 The latest satellite for the European Commission’s Copernicus environmental programme has left France bound for the Plesetsk launch site in Russia and launch late next month.
New satellite to measure plant health19 November 2015
New satellite to measure plant health19 November 2015 ESA plans to track the health of the world’s vegetation by detecting and measuring the faint glow that plants give off as they convert sunlight and the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide into energy.
International effort reveals Greenland ice loss13 November 2015
International effort reveals Greenland ice loss13 November 2015 One of Greenland’s glaciers is losing five billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean, according to researchers. While these new findings may be disturbing, they are reinforced by a concerted effort to map changes in ice sheets with different sensors f...
Canada joins Sentinel collaborative ground segment10 November 2015
Canada joins Sentinel collaborative ground segment10 November 2015 ESA and the Canadian Space Agency have signed an agreement that facilitates access to the Sentinel satellite data primarily for users from Canada.
Melting slows Greenland ice flow28 October 2015
Melting slows Greenland ice flow28 October 2015 It may seem counter intuitive, but satellite data suggest that part of the Greenland ice sheet moves more slowly if the surface of the ice melts faster.